Things to Do in Santa Maria Valley
Posies in the Village
Offering home decor, one-of-a-kind gifts, and fashion, Posies in the Village is nestled in the historic district of Arroyo Grande Village near Pismo Beach. With everything from lady’s hats to antiques to linen-and-lace goods, Posies offers charming finds for visitors and locals alike.
Portabella Bar & Grill
A culinary tradition rooted in the Santa Maria Valley, Santa Maria-style barbecue centers around a beef tri-tip and is a mainstay of California’s culinary heritage. Featuring local produce and locally sourced beef, Portabella Bar & Grill honors our area’s roots with a menu that celebrates the Santa Maria-style BBQ. The flagship item on our menu […]
Rice Ranch Trail
Also located near Orcutt Community Park is this easy, 3.2-mile loop trail, which features opportunities to see beautiful wild flowers and wildlife. The trail offers a number of nearby activity options and is accessible all year. Leashed dogs are also welcome on this trail.
Established in 2001 by Jefferson Wilkes, J. Wilkes offers award-winning, affordable and regionally labeled wines of character and taste from around the Central Coast. Wes Hagen, AVA guru and raconteur, uses grapes from the Santa Maria Valley AVA, Sta. Rita Hills AVA and the Paso Robles Highlands AVA, but focuses on their home, the Santa […]
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
This family-friendly event for Santa Maria’s downtown will occur every Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Town Center West parking lot near Broadway (Highway 135) and Cook Street, all the way to September 27th, weather permitting. Admission and parking are free. There will be live music from local bands, rows of food vendors, […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley 2019
This is weekend wine tasting #SantaMariaStyle The Wine Trolley has returned! Hit the road and explore all you can do in and around Santa Maria Valley. You’ll find it’s the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less. Starting Mother’s Day weekend, explore our amazing local wineries and tasting rooms […]
Great American Melodrama - Pappa Pia
June 20 – September 21 Mamma Mia, here we go again! This hilarious send up one of the world’s most popular musicals is set at the Pismo Pier. It’s the sunny and funny tale of a daughter’s quest to discover her true identity and uncover a secret buried in her family’s past. Featuring some of […]
16th Annual Cruzin' For Life Car Show & Friday Night Cruise
Cruzin’ for Life is having their 16th Annual Car Show! Cruzin’ for Life has supported Make-A-Wish® Tri-Counties by adopting many wishes for kids living in the Tri-Counties area. Their mission is to raise funds for patient support. Come see all the varieties of beautiful cars at the Cruzin’ for Life Car Show! All proceeds stay […]